CSS grid-column-end Property

The grid-column-end property specifies how many columns the grid item will span and on which column to stop displaying the item, thus defining the block-end position of its grid area.

Initial Value auto
Applies to Grid items.
Inherited No.
Animatable Yes. The number of columns are animatable.
Version CSS Grid Layout Module Level 1
DOM Syntax object.style.gridColumnEnd = "3";

Syntax

grid-column-end: auto | span n | column-line | initial | inherit;

Example of the grid-column-end property:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      .grid-container {
        display: grid;
        grid-template-columns: auto auto auto auto;
        grid-gap: 5px;
        background-color: #8ebf42;
        padding: 10px;
      }
      .grid-container > div {
        background-color: #eee;
        text-align: center;
        padding: 30px 0;
        font-size: 30px;
      }
      .box1 {
        grid-column-end: auto;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Grid-column-end property example</h2>
    <div class="grid-container">
      <div class="box1">1</div>
      <div>2</div>
      <div>3</div>
      <div>4</div>
      <div>5</div>
      <div>6</div>
      <div>7</div>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

Result

Example of the grid-column-end property specified as "span 3":

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      .grid-container {
        display: grid;
        grid-template-columns: auto auto auto auto;
        grid-gap: 10px;
        background-color: #ccc;
        padding: 10px;
      }
      .grid-container > div {
        background-color: #888;
        text-align: center;
        padding: 20px 0;
        font-size: 30px;
      }
      .box1 {
        grid-column-end: 3;
      }
      .span-container {
        display: grid;
        grid-template-columns: auto auto auto auto;
        grid-gap: 10px;
        background-color: #888;
        padding: 10px;
        margin-top: 20px;
      }
      .span-container > div {
        background-color: #ccc;
        text-align: center;
        padding: 20px 0;
        font-size: 30px;
      }
      .span-box1 {
        grid-column-end: span 3;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Grid-column-end property example</h2>
    <div class="grid-container">
      <div class="box1">1</div>
      <div>2</div>
      <div>3</div>
      <div>4</div>
      <div>5</div>
      <div>6</div>
    </div>
    <div class="span-container">
      <div class="span-box1">1</div>
      <div>2</div>
      <div>3</div>
      <div>4</div>
      <div>5</div>
      <div>6</div>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

In the following example, we have specified how many columns the item will span.

Example of the grid-column-end property with the "span n" value:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      article {
        display: grid;
        grid-template-columns: auto auto auto;
        grid-gap: 25px;
        padding: 20px;
        background-color: #7cbf7c;
      }
      article div {
        text-align: center;
        font-size: 35px;
        background-color: #ffffff;
        padding: 30px 0;
      }
      article div:first-child {
        grid-column-end: span 3;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <article>
      <div>1</div>
      <div>2</div>
      <div>3</div>
      <div>4</div>
      <div>5</div>
    </article>
  </body>
</html>

In the next example, the applied value specifies on which column the display of the item should be ended.

Example of the grid-column-end property with the "column-line" value:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      .grid-container {
        display: grid;
        grid-gap: 5px;
        background-color: #8ebf42;
        grid-template-columns: auto auto auto;
        grid-gap: 20px;
        padding: 30px;
      }
      .grid-container > div {
        text-align: center;
        font-size: 35px;
        background-color: white;
        padding: 20px 0;
      }
      .box1 {
        grid-column-end: 3;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Grid-column-end property example</h2>
    <div class="grid-container">
      <div class="box1">1</div>
      <div>2</div>
      <div>3</div>
      <div>4</div>
      <div>5</div>
      <div>6</div>
      <div>7</div>
      <div>8</div>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

Example of the grid-column-end property with the "auto" value:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Title of the document</title>
    <style>
      .grid-container {
        display: grid;
        grid-template-columns: auto auto auto;
        grid-gap: 5px;
        background-color: #8ebf42;
        padding: 10px;
      }
      .grid-container > div {
        background-color: #eee;
        text-align: center;
        padding: 30px 0;
        font-size: 30px;
      }
      .box1 {
        grid-column-end: auto;
      }
    </style>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h2>Grid-column-end property example</h2>
    <div class="grid-container">
      <div class="box1">1</div>
      <div class="box2">2</div>
      <div class="box3">3</div>
      <div class="box4">4</div>
      <div class="box5">5</div>
      <div class="box6">6</div>
      <div class="box7">7</div>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

Values

Value Description Play it
auto Only one column will be spanned. This is the default value of this property. Play it »
span n Specifies the number of columns. Play it »
column-line Specifies on which column the display of the item should end. Play it »

Browser support

57.0+ 16.0+ 52.0+ 10.1+ 44.0+


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